About Me

Hi there! You have reached the personal blog of Manivananan Rethinam “LolLaPaLooza”

I advocate for the welfare of the poor and needy Malaysians  & uphold constitutional rights

I am the Chairman for Majlis Gagasan Malaysia and Vice Chairman of MIC National Information. Thanks for stopping by & you may email me: manivannan@rmanivannan.com

Incase you are wondering what is Lollapalooza? It is just a term someone coined to mean big, giant colossal, great or awesome.

Still not convinced? This is what stated in Dictionary.com – lol·la·pa·loo·za – Spelled [lol-uh-puh-loo-zuh]  noun Slang : an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.




  • Recipient of Royal Award – Ahli Mahkota Pahang (A.M.P.) – 2009
  • Recipient of Global Consulting Excellence Award @Monaco- 2008


  • “Pursuing” – Doctorate in Business Administration – Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Masters of Science (MSc.)  in Technology Management – Staffordshire University,United Kingdom
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) – Project Management Institute,USA
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – Microsoft,USA
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • ITIL Practitioner


  • State Secretary  – Advisory Panel for Government Health Clinic for Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur & Putrajaya
  • Member, Board of Visitors – Pantai Cheras Hospital
  • Chairman of Advisory Panel – Klinik Kesihatan Cheras
  • Assistant Registrar  of  Voter – Election Commission (EC)


  • Chairman – Majlis Gagasan Malaysia
  • Chairman – Harvard Business School Alumni Club of Malaysia (Assc. Committee)
  • Chairman – Majlis Sentamil Malaysia
  • Deputy Chairman – Creativewriters Guild Malaysia (CGM)
  • Secretary – Majlis Kebajikan Jiwa Murni Malaysia
  • Director of Public Relations  – Project Management Institute of Malaysia
  • Committee Member (& Life Member) – Welfare Council of PeninsularMalaysia(Wilayah Persekutuan)
  • Committee Member –Elderly Day Care Center, Wilayah Persekutuan (Pusat Aktiviti Harian Warga Emas)
  • Committee Member  – Parents Teachers Association of Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Bintang Utara


  • National Secretary – MIC Green Technology & Environmental Committee
  • National Secretary – MIC Entrepreneurship Committee
  • Nationa Chairman – MIC Entrepreneurship, Awareness Sub-Committee
  • Committee Member – MIC Cheras Division
  • Chairman – MIC Pudu Ulu Branch